Prime Minister Narendra Modi today condemned the naxal attack on CRPF personnel in Chhattisgarh, terming it as a “cowardly and deplorable” act, and asserted that the sacrifices of the martyrs will not go in vain.
“Attack on @crpfindia personnel in Chhattisgarh is cowardly & deplorable. We are monitoring the situation closely,” he tweeted.
“We are proud of the valour of our @crpfindia personnel. The sacrifice of the martyrs will not go in vain. Condolences to their families,” he added.
He wished speedy recovery to those injured in today’s attack.
In one of the deadliest attacks, Naxals ambushed a CRPF contingent in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district at around 12:25 pm, killing several personnel.